Written by : Paula Felps 

Using Your Mind to Improve Your Health With Dr. Ellen J. Langer

It’s a common belief that we must live with ailments and declining well-being as we age. But this week’s guest, Dr. Ellen J. Langer, has decades of research that tells a different story. Known as the mother of mindfulness, Ellen is highly regarded as one of America’s most influential psychologists. Her new book, The Mindful Body: Thinking Our Way to Chronic Health, shows how our thoughts and perspectives can change our health.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why embracing mind-body unity creates new possibilities for improving our health.
  • How our thoughts could be undermining our health.
  • Simple ways to change your way of thinking to improve your health.

Links and Resources

  • Watch Ellen talk about mindfulness here.
  • Discover Ellen’s other books here.

Follow along with this episode’s transcript by clicking here.

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